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Application of ICT as Teaching Tool in Electrical Installation in Nigerian TVET Institutions

Journal: Sumerianz Journal of Education, Linguistics and Literature (Vol.1, No. 1)

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Page : 24-28

Keywords : Application of ICT; Teaching tool; Electrical installation; TVET in Nigeria;

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As information and communication technologies get its way into the educational environment, it may be difficult for the teaching and learning activities especially in TVET institutions to remain unchallenged. This study focuses on the application of ICT as teaching tool in electrical installation in Nigerian TVET institutions to prepare teachers capable to use ICT in TVET institutions. This study selects 10 participants and used descriptive method to investigate current status of the five TVET institutions in Jigawa state which was selected randomly to be the sample of this study. Semi-structured interview was conducted as primary source of data collection method. At data analysis stage, a thematic analysis as inductive method was used to analyze the data. Summary of the findings of the study: ICT Infrastructure at the TVET institutions: Colleges need more accurate more reliable equipment (computers, interactive white boards, digital cameras, digital video cameras, video conferencing systems and virtual learning systems. Internet access is not available for student teacher at two institutions out of five-the sample. The syllabuses are not up to date; most of the students can't use the Technological devises confidently. The instructional aspect is almost absent in the syllabuses. Teachers' trainers need training courses in technological and instructional aspects. Teachers' trainers don't have educational, technological and financial support. This paper identifies some of the challenges affecting ICT integration as teaching tool and make recommendations on how to promote ICT usage in teaching of electrical installation in TVET schools.

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